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Legislation #: 010723 Introduction Date: 5/10/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/10/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Congratulating Ginny and Dean Graves as the recipients of the 2001 Dr. George Ehrlich Achievement in Preservation Award.

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RESOLUTION NO. 010723

 

Congratulating Ginny and Dean Graves as the recipients of the 2001 Dr. George Ehrlich Achievement in Preservation Award.

 

WHEREAS, the Landmarks Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, created the Dr. George Ehrlich Achievement in Preservation Award to be given to those individuals or groups whose contributions constitute a record of achievement in the field of preservation; and

 

WHEREAS, this award shall be conferred as appropriate during National Historic Preservation Week, which this year is May 13-19; and

 

WHEREAS, the Landmarks Commission on March 23, 2001, voted unanimously to nominate Ginny and Dean Graves as the recipients of the 2001 Ehrlich Award; and

 

WHEREAS, during their years of work in historic preservation education and through their creation of the Center for the Built Environment, Ginny and Dean Graves have worked tirelessly to bring preservation and architecture into the everyday classroom and into the lives of those who would not traditionally be involved with these topics; and

 

WHEREAS, Ginny and Dean Graves were the principal instigators of a program called Teach the Teachers, implemented by American Institute of Architects Missouri, Kansas City and St. Louis chapters, that is recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of the ten model built environment education programs in the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, Ginny and Dean Graves have co-authored many articles and publications on historic preservation, including four nationally known curriculum resources for youth, Walk Around the Block, Box City, Community Connection and Picture This; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Ginny and Dean Graves as the recipients of the 2001 Dr. George Ehrlich Achievement in Preservation Award; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to Ginny and Dean Graves with the congratulations and appreciation of the Mayor and Council for their outstanding contributions to the preservation of the built environment of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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